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Should I remove SearchAmong Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
86% remove it14% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,943
United States Rank #30,642
Reach 0.0149%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 34.11 days
825.97 days >
Average installed length: 433.98 days


1.0 100.00%

SearchAmong Toolbar version 1.0

What is SearchAmong Toolbar?

SearchAmong Toolbar (Searchamong.com) is an adware program installed on a user's PC through deceptive means. SearchAmong is developed and operated by Funmoods. The searchamong.com homepage overrides the current settings and replacing the default search box on affected computer’s browser. The programs collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to its remote servers in order to provide injected advertising in search results and various other places.

About  (from SearchAmong)

SearchAmong will be added to your Internet browser in the form of a toolbar. The toolbar allows you easy access to powerful Web search directly from your browser. When a user uses one of SearchAmong search feature to search the Web, the query reaches our servers. As all standard Web pages, besides the keyword query, it...  Read more


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named SearchAmongToolbar.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 999.16 KB (1,023,142 bytes).
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
SearchAmong Toolbar has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.searchamong.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SearchAmong Toolbar\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SearchAmong Toolbar\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 999.16 KB

Program filesFiles installed by SearchAmong Toolbar version 1.0

Program module:SearchAmongToolbar.dll
Name:SearchAmong Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\SearchAmong Toolbar\SearchAmongToolbar.dll
SearchAmong Toolbar is an Internet Explorer Toolbar. When loaded by IE, it will install a toolbar in the top of your Internet Explore web browser. By installing itself, the toolbar has full access to the a loaded web page's HTML content and...
Additional files:
  • SearchAmongToolbar.dll - SearchAmong Toolbar
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • SearchAmongToolbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SearchAmong Toolbar' with the class of {0E1230F8-EA50-42A9-983C-D22ABC2EED3B}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • SearchAmongToolbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'SearchAmong Toolbar' with the class of {0E1230F8-EA50-42A9-983C-D22ABC2EED3B}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • SearchAmongToolbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'SearchAmong Toolbar' with a class of {0E1230F8-EA50-42A9-983C-D22ABC2EED3B}.

How do I remove SearchAmong Toolbar?

You can uninstall SearchAmong Toolbar from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SearchAmong Toolbar version 1.0, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove SearchAmong Toolbar.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by SearchAmong Toolbar version 1.0 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.31%
Windows XP 9.52%
Windows Vista 5.44%
Windows 10 2.72%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.22%
Windows 7 Professional 8.87%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.78%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 13.96%
  United Kingdom 5.84%
  MA 4.55%
  Iran 3.57%
  India 3.25%
  Israel 3.25%
  DZ 2.92%
  Belgium 2.60%
  RS 2.60%
  Brazil 2.27%
  Spain 2.27%
  Canada 2.27%
  Italy 2.27%
  Saudi Arabia 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.32%
Dell 21.21%
Acer 15.15%
Toshiba 8.59%
ASUS 7.07%
Samsung 4.04%
Lenovo 3.54%
Intel 2.02%
Sony 1.52%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.79%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.11%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.42%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.74%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.74%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.74%


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